Magnify.exe

  • File Path: C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\Magnify.exe
  • Description: Microsoft Screen Magnifier

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 1838A2C6641F4ABCC882C1134709EC6C
SHA1 DF2CF50AAFD65C4CA24BDE54D5EDB01957596CB9
SHA256 E56E7FF8534ABA65462FBE7C5331CD327FC59A8F0CAA11C2D904008B699B215B
SHA384 EDA49B04FF5095F366D30FFA8573EDC88D900310BE2A30228F60EC41AC00EACD3501D2ADCA4D2A9383FDC84DB5AF8A2D
SHA512 E78BBF4051F6F5E298E8B4A3AEFCBA6A6AE8DC49F6F8791119051DE211E9B0BDE6EDA121A776BC16B774C3AFF7D718DEC50D21C783404D9708A2514503258B02
SSDEEP 6144:ImTH2CRKPyHXE8Bm2/zGxRDmyLHXIUypcC8l983bTPgCNi/2pcgLDrNQNG:ImTH2VPyZyHXiN8l98PPgD

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 330000023241FB59996DCC4DFF000000000232
  • Thumbprint: FF82BC38E1DA5E596DF374C53E3617F7EDA36B06
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: ScreenMagnifier.exe
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.18362.449 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.18362.449
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of Magnify.exe being misused. While Magnify.exe is not inherently malicious, its legitimate functionality can be abused for malicious purposes.

Source Source File Example License
sigma win_install_reg_debugger_backdoor.yml - '*\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\magnify.exe*' DRL 1.0
sigma sysmon_stickykey_like_backdoor.yml - '*\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Magnify.exe\Debugger' DRL 1.0
sigma sysmon_stickykey_like_backdoor.yml - '*cmd.exe Magnify.exe *' DRL 1.0
atomic-red-team T1546.008.md * Magnifier: C:\Windows\System32\Magnify.exe MIT License. © 2018 Red Canary
atomic-red-team T1546.008.md | parent_list | Comma separated list of system binaries to which you want to attach each #{attached_process}. Default: “osk.exe” | String | osk.exe, sethc.exe, utilman.exe, magnify.exe, narrator.exe, DisplaySwitch.exe, atbroker.exe| MIT License. © 2018 Red Canary
signature-base thor_inverse_matches.yar description = “Abnormal magnify.exe (Magnifier) - typical strings not found in file” CC BY-NC 4.0
signature-base thor_inverse_matches.yar $winxp = “Software\Microsoft\Magnify” wide CC BY-NC 4.0
signature-base thor_inverse_matches.yar filename ==”magnify.exe” CC BY-NC 4.0

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